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california initiative banning gay marriage in the state, truck down by lower courts. the justices will sift through several other cases from other state to decide whether legally married gay couples in those states have the right to equal benefits. >> that will be an interesting session. >> it is. >>> meanwhile, the holiday rush for shopping focused on mom and pop stores this weekend. >> yes. for those that that didn't like the drama of the big box store, shoppers opened their wallets again for small business saturday. this retailer holiday was created by american express in 2010. the day focus on getting exposure for local businesses that can't compete with large retailer, but there are a lot of reasons to buy local. independent . >> i went to sun valley mall. it was really crazy, super long lines. merchandise all other. it is much nicer and more relaxed today. >> this weekend president obama did his part by hitting an independent bookstore in virginia. he took his girls shopping at a store called one more page. he bought books and shook hands of shoppers and employees. >>> well, cyber
's election. the question about political money in california. >> and that is one of the most confusing. we have that and we're going to start with developing news now in northern california. you go to the dreseer -- grocery store and may find out about this. >> the raley's supermarket chain is out on strike. contracts broke down and the united food and commercial worker's union started picketing. >> the two sides have been arguing over a proposed wage freeze and end to premium pay on sundays and changes in medical benefits for 7,000 workers. >> and this is important to me. i have two daughters trying to put to school. >> they need to come to an agreement. >> they extended the old contract for three days, but union negotiators call it a delaying tactic. the supermarket chain needs to cut cost because of a weak economy and competition from non-unionized companies like wal-mart. >>> this morning, a driver is under arrest in santa rosa after allegedly hitting a pedestrian and speeding away. the police say the car hit a man shortly after midnight near the intersection of gurnville road and coff
at a northern california facility for the elderly. the deadly ingredient that sent for others to the hospital. >> show us the money. one big campaign theme for candidates all across the nation. next, who is behind these record-setting donations. >> and honoring the space here on this veterans holiday weekend. neil armstrong's connection to a military icon in the east bay. it's 8:30 sunday, november 11. thanks for joining us. >> a lot of news to cover. super majority in sacramento. what does it mean for the republican party? we are sitting down with chairman of the republican party to talk about the future. >> yet, when it comes to california and the rest of the nation. we've got a lot coming up. also, our conversation with senator mark leno about the brand-new power. >> and we sit down with leader willie brown and say, okay, future of nancy pelosi. she did reclaim the house. is she staying on in washington customer. >> a lot coming up, but the weather forecast is cold. even colder than what we saw yesterday at this time. frost advisory. >> there are frost advisories posted as well. they were
, but you may not know is california now ranks in the top 10 worst commute in america. and there's a reason so many people are driving solo aching matters worse. >> headlights are coming to the east bay. every day of the week, despite efforts to get us out of our cars, 73% of the still drive alone. on a regular weekday commute, it's the worst in the state. 32 minutes on average for most commuters and some even longer. >> in terms of california that's the longest. and more residents proportionately are commuting an hour or more to their jobs. >> join him in compiled survey data and confirmed that california traffic is bad but not as bad as we might have thought. >> almost three quarters of us still tend to drive alone to our jobs. maybe 11% of us carpool and statewide about 5% of us are taking public transit. >> they're is a program in california, maybe not well known but it is the law called the catch-up program. employers who do offer free parking to their employees are supposed to offer a subsidy. you are supposed to get the value of that parking space. >> people can ask for it. that's so
by pete stark. california's longest serving congressman lost to a challenger 50 years his junior. eric swalwell was able to challenge stark thanks to the reinvented primary. they're both democrats. >>> and for the first time since 1965, democrats have gained a super majority in the california senate. and that gives them the ability to pass tax increases without republican vote. it's the only time a party has enjoyed a supermajority since prop 13 was passed in 1978 requiring a 2/3 vote to raise taxes. >>> the passage of proposition 30 changes several things here in california. for public schools it means less risk of another round of budget cuts. and for the cfu system, a mid-year fee like will be cancelled and many students may get a refund on a previous like of $249. but that hardly solves the state's problems. >> we have to make sure over the next few years that we pay our bills, invest in the right programs, but don't go on spending binges like we did in the days when you had the dot-com boom. >> it means additional funding for community colleges. >>> and if you think you had someth
. definitely-- he wanted attention, obviously. he got if. >> reporter: that's for sure. the southern california company which made the t-shirt is being asked to print more. it's exploding on social media. >> i heard it on twitter. i thought it was funny. to me instantly it didn't click as something that was bad. just going along with how he is normally. >> reporter: for someone used to throwing pitches it may be a fastball down the middle of a hot button issue. >> the los angeles company making the shirt says it had only sold 40 of them in the last two years. it sold more than 100 yesterday afternoon. >> that's right. those people were watching cbs 5 and the parade coverage we had. >> there you go. best advertising you can get right here. mother nature advertising a little bit of summer here in the middle of fall. it's not going to feel like november at all. maybe firing up the fireplace, getting ready for the holidays. how about 80 degrees to change that. that's where we're heading. it is friday eve after all. look at the bay. high def doppler. it's going to stay that way for a while. nights a
to money laundering and violates california campaign law. cbs 5 reporter caught up with them during their final stops in san francisco. >> keep the california dream alive. yes on 30, thanks. it was the ultimate pep rally with a few of their closest friends leading the cheer. >> are we going to do it? all right, all right. >> reporter: the governor's barn storm is safe today to convince voters to approve proposition 30. recent polls show them dwindling for a measure that will raise the income taxes for those making more than $250,000 a year and also impose an extra quarter cent sales tax. >> so the governor is asking for your help. will you give it? okay. without tax hikes, get ready for the deeper cuts. >> that will be $27 billion of red ink. that's the depth. i mean it's amazing. >> reporter: the projected $6 billion a year raise for the new taxes will go to education for k-12 grades and community colleges, guaranteeing funding for public safety services. but the polls show less than 50% of the voters will defeat them and it's a real possibility. >> if you could do it over again, g
, cbs 5. >>> the southern california grandmother, almost missed her chance to cash in on a multi- million dollar lottery ticket. cbs 5 reporter, sharon chin, explains how this woman finally realized she was sitting on a gold mine and just in the nick of time. >> reporter: with tears in her eyes, julie arrived at the lottery office with her family to claim her $23 million super lotto plus winnings. >> once in a while i will hit the floor on my knees and scream. >> reporter: the 69-year-old disabled widow almost missed out on the super prize. >> i was like oh my god, that is me. >> reporter: and the california lottery put out this photo this week when no one claimed the prize that was about to expire. and in the photo is her daughter. >> i was just like oh my gosh. i just started screaming. screaming. >> reporter: the victorville family stopped at michael's market and liquor in palm dale last may, but not to buy a ticket. >> i got car sick and i said i need to grab some water and we did and she was like get me a lottery ticket and i was like no, no, no, i'm just getting. and she is
into the california history gallery. >> we believe that the burglars knew what they were after. that they had planned for it. that they came prepared. >> reporter: prepared to steal some of the most valuable items in the museum. officials won't say what. they were present artifacts. the burglars shattered glass and got out in three minutes. security guards saw it happen from surveillance monitors and per protocol called police. >> it's like nothing sacred. you wouldn't think someone would break into a museum. how do you even sell something you take out of this museum? >> reporter: it had never happened before. the museum director believes it may have been the work of copy cats. >> there have been some high profile stuff recentlyly. >> might be inspiration. >> really unfortunate. >> reporter: the gallery will be closed through tomorrow. museum officials hope to reopen it on thursday. in oakland. >> the founder of the mcafee antivirus company is declaring his company in a murder case. john mcafee has been hiding from police after his neighbor was found dead on sunday. officers say they just want to tal
for the most expensive project in california history. the new bay bridge now hanging out all on its own. just a bad employee... but'e talking about a bay area lawmaker - spending your mo. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez n the bills, the investigation >>> lavish meals and luxury travel and a lot of lost receipts. we're talking about a law maker spending your money. on the bills, the investigation and the man who doesn't really feel like talking about it. >> first of all, much has been written about in the past about my personal office's usage,. >> reporter: he spoke for the first time about wasting tax dollars on booze and upgrades for himself and his staff. he didn't deny it and wasn't apologetic. instead he went after the news media. >> i don't want you to be distracted by the political lynching that you read today and continue to read about in the print media. i want you to understand that for 50 years i've been nurtured and raised and lived in peace in this community. >> reporter: haze callings on the -- his callings on the board that are now being more scrutinized and tightly controlled called
many employees argue it takes those value as way. on a target employee from california started a petition to save thanksgiving for family. around 150,000 people signed in support, similar to last year. >> i believe i'm standing up for the greater good here. >> reporter: when employees protested target's midnight opening. >> thanksgiving is a family time. how far are we going to go for retail and commercialism? >> there's an appetite for shopping and it's becoming earlier. >> reporter: university of st. thomas marking professor john selter says it comes down to competition and target is simply supplying a demand. >> nobody wants to come in second in that race. so it's really a question to look at people are thinking about shopping. they want to go shopping. >> reporter: like paco even though this year his job at a call center requires him to work on thanksgiving, too. >> part of my paycheck, you know. i get a lot of time to spend with my family on my days off and i use that time wisely. >>> here's something you rarely ever see down under. this is mother nature turning
, it'll drag a front all the way through northern california. that's why we're seeing the rain outside right now. and we will continue to see rain until about sunrise tomorrow. behind that, high pressure quickly builds in. it will be pretty soggy for the morning commute. high pressure building in tomorrow, sunshine by tomorrow afternoon. and this area of high pressure is just going to get bigger and stronger and give us five or six straight sunny days. we get through the rain tonight, we're going to be dry for several thereafter. upper 60s for highs tomorrow. san jose 67, sunnyvale 68. pittsburgh 68, san ramon , danville, upper 60s close to 70. and mill valley tomorrow 68 degrees. it's all about the sunshine after tomorrow morning. friday sunny saturday sun esunday sunny -- sunny, sunday sunny. what wearing too much makeup really does to a woman. and we're not just talking ab >>> and coming up, what wearing too much makeup really does to a makeup. the early health problems it can trigger. that crane - dangling over manhattan. cbs news reporter john miller introds us to the two men who
. >>> this is interstate 80, the only northern route into california from the whole rest of the united states. a lot of people who've never seen the snow before. just another day in paradise. >> reporter: for all the extra time and frustration, the snowfall could be a windfall for ski resorts who limped through a near snowless early season last year. the snow guns are already running at full capacity, and with the 8 inches of snow today, the lifts will be open for the season by tomorrow. >> the weather can go either way, but this is it a really good start, and we hope it continues. >> reporter: it's enough to satisfy snow lovers. this family came in search for a bunny hill. >> reporter: and this diehard snowboarder could not wait. >> a lot more snow! i'm praying for it . >> reporter: and he's not the only one. >> that is a really good start in november, and hopefully it keeps going all season long. now why >> >> the power back on, into housing, and close this facility down! >> that was the plan. now it's onto plan b. why recovering from sandy may be a lot harder than anyone expected and take a lot
. >> this is private property. again, we're asking you and your group to leave. >> okay, california law gives us the right to talk to customers and handle them in front of the store. >> all right, if you don't leave, we will get the police involved on that. >> reporter: but they have no intention of leaving until wal- mart listens to their pleas for respect and better conditions. more are planned for tomorrow, though protesters worry their numbers could be hurt by workers who are too afraid to strike. to oakland, cbs 5. >>> since opening two weeks ago, it's been a nightmare getting into the new high-end outlet stores and it could be even worse this weekend. this is a live look at the outlet mall and the stores open for black friday shopping a few minutes ago, but we are told that traffic on 580 is already a mess. two hours from midnight. >>> with black friday spilling over into thanksgiving day, the crowds are out even earlier to push and shove their way into the early holiday bargains. they will be keeping the bargain hunters safe, huh? >> reporter: yes, one of the busiest target stores in the
in california will die from lung cancer this year. many of them never even smoked. tonight cbs 5's doctor share as story of a remarkable young college student and star athlete who ended up in the fight of her life. >> reporter: in 2009 a senior jill had three goals. graduate, win nationals, and beat cancer. >> it was so surreal. it was so unbelievable. the healthy 24-year-old had stage four lung cancer. the type usually found in nonsmokers. the most common type seen in women. >> there are things that you think in the back of your mind could happen and you're always trying to guard your child from it. but lung cancer is not something that ever occurs to anyone. >> parents mary and jim say jill was dealing with cancer but foremost she was living her life. and live it she did. >> she got a 4.0 average her senior year. >> let's beat lung cancer. >> she worked with the lung cancer foundation to organize jog for jill. the charity runs to help raise awareness and beat lung cancer big time. and she got back to crew. >> she was going from chemo to practice in the rain. >> pushing teammates to give it th
around northern california once again hitting the roads tomorrow, sacramento central valley could see the areas of fog. in parts of fresno. here's the forecast. over the next several days, so it looks like sunday, monday and tuesday pretty much holding steady. temperatures are mainly going to be in the 60s and then tuesday night into wednesday morning, that's when we could see rain anywhere from a halfen an inch up to 2-inches is possible. thursday looks like we get a brief but dry break. and then the rain returns for friday and saturday and it looks like that storm system could be even more significant. it's going to be a very wet end to november. >> all right. thank you much. appreciate it. >>> well, the producers of the dallas tv series revival will give jr ewing a proper sendoff. larry hagman died of cancer yesterday. he had filmed several episodes of season two. today fans left flowers at the star on the hollywood walk of fame. he flew a flag over his malibu home with the motto life is a celebration. cbs reporter manual be a hour quiz. >> reporter: it was one of the most famous m
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